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Who Said Women Can’t Get Along?

Elizabeth Leslie

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In June 2005, the author of this chapter was sent to a drug rehabilitation program as an alternative to incarceration, called Project Greenhope Services for Women. Project Greenhope houses ... More


Militarizing Schools, Mobilizing Students

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter 3 investigates the history of militarizing schooling and the mobilization of public education in response to war. U.S. involvement in the Spanish-American War and WWI led to the establishment ... More


Service-Learning in Prison Facilities: Interaction as a Source of Transformation

Shelly Schaefer Hinck, Edward A. Hinck, and Lesley A. Withers

in Working for Justice: A Handbook of Prison Education and Activism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037702
eISBN:
9780252094965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037702.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents a powerful case for the transformative potential of service-learning initiatives in prisons. It shows how undergraduate and graduate service-learning projects provide important ... More


The Kindness of Strangers: Prosocial Behavior on the Internet

Lee Sproull, Caryn A. Conley, and Jae Yun Moon

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines online prosocial behavior, defined as voluntary intentional actions, taking place on the Internet, to benefit others with no expectation of personal reward. The focus is on ... More


Food and Agriculture Organization and Agricultural Droughts

Elijah Mukhala

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0044
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations was founded in 1945 with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and ... More


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